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Sims V. Apfel

Date: 
01/01/2000

There is no Appeals Council issue exhaustion requirement. Although seeking AC review of ALJ decision is generally required in order to exhaust administrative remedies and obtain judicial review, claimant does not waive judicial review of an issue by failing to present it to the Appeals Council (provided it was raised with ALJ). Under 42 U.S.C.


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